How to Pair PS5 DualSense Controller to PC Using Bluetooth

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Introduction

The PS5 DualSense controller is incredibly comfortable to hold, and the button responsiveness is solid. And, if you’re a PC gamer who also owns a PS5, you can connect your DualSense controller to your Windows computer using Bluetooth so you can also use it for computer gaming. Pairing your PS5 DualSense controller to your Windows PC only takes a few minutes. Examples of all instructions in the steps can be seen in both the YouTube video above and the image collection located beneath the steps.

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Steps to Pair PS5 DualSense Controller to PC Using Bluetooth

  1. Click the “Windows” icon on the far left side of your taskbar to open a menu, and then click “Settings” in the list of options on the left side of that menu. The Windows Settings screen appears.
  2. Click “Devices” on the Windows Settings screen. The Devices screen is displayed.
  3. Click “Bluetooth and Other Devices” on the left side of the screen. The Bluetooth and Other Devices window appears on the right side of the screen.
  4. Tap to toggle on Bluetooth on your Windows computer if it isn’t already turned on.
  5. Put the PS5 DualSense controller into pairing mode by holding down both the “PlayStation” button and the “Create” button on the controller. The light bar under the touch pad will start blinking blue, indicating the DualSense controller is in pairing mode.
  6. Click “Add Bluetooth or Other Device.” The Add a Device window pops up.
  7. Click “Bluetooth” on this screen. A list of detected Bluetooth devices is displayed.
  8. Choose “Wireless Controller.” A Connecting message appears briefly beneath Wireless Controller before a message is displayed telling you that your PS5 DualSense controller is now connected to your Windows PC via Bluetooth. Click “Done.” You’ll be routed back to the Bluetooth and Other Devices screen where you’ll see Wireless Controller, which represents your PS5 DualSense controller, listed as connected beneath Mouse, Keyboard, and Pen.
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